By Lisa Leslie
"Absolutely the best gamers ever to play the game." --Bill Walton
A three-time Olympic gold medalist, three-time MVP of the WNBA, and the 1st girl ever to dunk in a qualified basketball online game, Lisa Leslie is taken into account one of many maximum avid gamers within the heritage of women's basketball.
yet prior to the famous person used to be the kid turning out to be up too quickly in South principal la. Over six ft tall within the 6th grade, with a father Lisa by no means knew, and a sister she could not belief, her lifestyles appeared destined to head nowhere fast--another failed statistic within the American dream.
this day, Lisa is a poised, attractive, assertive, six-foot-five-inch basketball powerhouse. Her beauty and beauty have made her a favourite with lovers, the style global, or even Hollywood. With hard-won candor and self assurance, Lisa Leslie stocks in her personal phrases her empowering tale approximately discovering grace stressed, and exceeding expectations--including your own--by enjoying like a lady.
"There are loads of younger ladies available in the market who search for to Lisa Leslie. i believe it is nice that they could examine Lisa and say we do not have to make sacrifices." --Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets and U.S. Olympic staff
"Lisa is doing for girls what Michael Jordan has performed for younger men." --Michael Cooper, Lakers nice and L.A. Sparks head trainer
"She has all of it: good looks, brains, and athleticism. She brings classification, type, and she's sassy in her personal method. She has all that and the championship earrings to again it up." --Nancy Lieberman, ESPN analyst and corridor of Famer
"Lisa Leslie is actually the best avid gamers ever to play the sport. She is a pace-setter who works not easy, performs tough, and incorporates herself with brilliant poise, grace and dignity. She is an icon and an ideal function model." --Bill Walton, ESPN commentator and NBA corridor of Famer
Larry Burnett is an Emmy award-winning journalist and activities broadcaster. He has identified Lisa for fifteen years and has been the radio and tv play-by-play announcer for her L.A. Sparks' video games for the prior 9 seasons. Burnett has anchored Sports heart and The NBA this present day express for ESPN, and he has hosted the Lakers' radio announces and The Phil Jackson Show.
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